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Most British cities have a relatively diverse exports base. But some rely heavily on single sectors – with implications for future trade.
The population of most UK cities is getting older, which will put further pressure on stretched local authority budgets
Access to quality education is hugely uneven across the country. Tackling this problem should be a top priority for leaders.
Cities Outlook 2017Which UK and US cities will be most affected by May and Trump’s economic policies?
The potential implications of Trump’s ‘America First’ policies and May’s vision of a ‘Global Britain’ underline the importance of place-based policy approaches
Cities Outlook 2017Cities Outlook 2017: Why high exports don’t guarantee economic success
To boost productivity and growth, the type of exports cities sell matter as much as the volume
Where do people live and work in England and Wales?
A snapshot of taxes raised and spent in Coast to Capital LEP.
Our letter to the Chancellor suggests three ways to support those cities with the greatest capacity to drive economic growth in the short-term.
It’s not necessarily the case that cities with large proportions of disadvantaged pupils will do less well overall.